Coastal Magic 2015

1 June 2014 Jackie 2

Oh yeah, after this years polar vortex (and 6 school snow days within 3 weeks), I am so heading to Daytona Beach, Florida in February for the Coastal Magic Convention. I know Summer is just starting, but February is 7 months away. Okay, Jennifer has officially scared me because that’s not that much […]

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Child’s Play 2013 + Contest

1 February 2014 Jackie 0

Have you ever had a child spend any time in the hospital? Psy was admitted for a couple of days right after his first birthday and I can tell you it’s not fun.  He was so miserable and it wasn’t until we were able to go play with the toys […]

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Child’s Play 2012

20 November 2012 Jackie 1

Have you ever had a child spend any time in the hospital? Psy was admitted for a couple of days right after his first birthday and I can tell you it’s not fun.  He was so miserable and it wasn’t until we were able to go play with the toys […]

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I’m Geekin’ Out!

30 December 2011 Jackie 2

Remember back in November, when I said I was donating a couple bags of books for the Child’s Play Charity Auction?  Check out what the hubby found! Giant Fire Breathing Robot caught a picture of them at the auction and there they are.  And there’s even bids on them.  If […]

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The Black Dagger Brotherhood Read-a-long!

2 December 2011 Jackie 7

There are so many great series out there that it’s quite easy to get left behind when new books are released.  You don’t even want to know how many series I am so far behind on, but I will admit to one – JR Ward’s the Black Dagger Brotherhood.  The […]

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Child’s Play 2011

14 November 2011 Jackie 3

Have you ever had a child spend any time in the hospital? Psy was admitted for a couple of days earlier this fall and I can tell you it’s not fun.  He was so miserable and it wasn’t until we were able to go play with the toys the hospital […]

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Child’s Play Giveaway Winners

29 December 2010 Jackie 9

On Thanksgiving day, I launched a contest to help benefit the fabulous Child’s Play organization.  As of December 22nd, Child’s Play has raised $1,853,894.59 for their partner hospitals.  Thanks to all you fabulous readers, Literary Escapism helped contribute a total of $432.00 in toys and cash donations.  I am ecstatic […]

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Child’s Play Giveaway Ends in 2 Days!

23 December 2010 Jackie 0

There’s only two more days left until the Child’s Play Giveaway closes and I get to draw a bunch of winners for the massive amount of books being given away. The giveaway is benefiting the Child’s Play organization which works with various children’s hospitals in an effort to provide some […]

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Child’s Play Giveaway

25 November 2010 Jackie 17

*Contest is closed For the past seven years, there has been an organization that has been proving that gamers can actually give back to the community and are not antisocial slackers.  The Child’s Play organization works with various children’s hospitals in an effort to provide some much needed entertainment. Child’s […]

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Child’s Play & NA Mini Challenge!

22 November 2010 Jackie 0

Child’s Play Giveaway I love the UF community, especially the authors. They are an amazing bunch of people that give so much just to entertain us. Now it’s our turn to help entertain some kids. On November 25th, I’ll be launching a MEGA giveaway with over 70+ signed books to […]